XLRI’s high octane annual fiesta concludes

Jamshedpur:Ensemble Valhalla, XLRI’s annual cultural, sports, and management festival successfully organized a 3-day extravaganza starting from March 4. The fest’s theme was “Realm of Dreams” – Build your own reality.

The major attraction on day one was the enchanting panel of the idea summit and the most anticipated Pro Shows. The Fitness Panel Mandira Bedi, Preeti Jhangiani, andSahil Pruthi witnessed a discussion where the panelists shared stories of how they adopted the fitness journey and the positive changes in their lives.

It was then followed by a hilarious performance by comedian Rahul Dua who kept the audience laughing throughout his stand-up in the Tata Auditorium. The day ended with soulful rendition by Bhuwin Khursija known for his mesmerizing vocals.

The second day saw the keynote address by social activist Medha Patkar, where she stressed upon how simple living and self-reliance is the need of the hour.  It was followed by different panel discussions. Paataal Lok Panel witnessed the likes of Jaideep Ahlawat, Sudip Sharma, Abhishek Benarjeeand Lyra – the star casts. The panel discussed their days of shooting the web-series and delved into the importance of a beautiful script for a movie or series to be successful. The OTT Panel saw popular faces like Ayush Mehra, Revathi Pillai among others where they shared their experiences as actors and also highlighted how social media has influenced the “influencers” and their careers today.  The day ended with a very enticing and energizing performance by Ash King in the Tata Auditorium. 

The third day had the Content Creator Panel with Ashish Chanchlani, Radhika Bangia, Viraj Gehlani, Suhani Shah and ‘Bruissed Passport’ fame Savi and Vid. The panel discussed how the recent trends incentivize the creation of more shareable, attention-grabbing content which also helps spread awareness among the masses. This was followed by the series of leadership talks with 2 eminent leaders from the leading photo and video editing app – Picsart. Girish Kamath, MD, Picsart India and Ravish Jain, Country Head, Picsart India shared their insights on the photo, video editing app industry and the technologies surrounding the same as well as on how the recent pandemic has impacted the industry as a whole and the way forward.

Idea Summit 2022 ended with the last panel of the day. The festivities ended with a final showdown performance by playback singer Javed Ali.